out-marriage

out-marriage

n
a marriage to someone outside one's ethnic group
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So although there is a clear condemnation of exogamy or "out-marriage," there is also a very blurry line as to what constitutes "out-marriage."
'In one of my classes, it came out that the out-marriage rate among Filipino women in the US was high, at 38 percent, compared to 5 percent among Chinese women and 9 percent among the Japanese,' said this former professor of Ethnic Studies at the San Francisco State University who migrated to the US with his family when he was 8.
''As tribes who suffered genocidal policies, boarding-school laws and now out-marriage try to recover their identity in the 20th century, some are more fractured, and they appear to lack the kind of common elements that lead to true cohesion.''
For example, the Eel River Bar First Nation rules on qualifying for band membership amount to "the formula for its own extinction within a few generations." (155) About one-fifth of the Eel River Bar band has restored Indian status under Bill C-31, and it has an out-marriage rate over fifty per cent.
The legislative objective was to assimilate Indians over time and the best way to do that was through a notional blood quantum formula which, coupled with out-marriage, would result in their legislative extinction.
(38) This means she comes out supporting blood quantum as long as it is tribally-based, and the majority of the literature rejects blood quantum on any basis, characterizing such rules as racist criteria that only serve state attempts to assimilate Indigenous peoples through blood dilution (out-marriage).
Duncan and Trejo (2009) suggest that if education is positively related to out-marriage and if children of intermarried parents are less likely to identify with any specific ethnicity, then standard estimates of intergenerational assimilation may be biased downward.
While documentation and discussion of out-marriage rates among heterosexual Jews is widespread, very little similar analysis exists for inter-group partnering patterns of gay Jews.
Thus, out-marriage (exogamy) poses a very real demographic threat to the survival of Judaism, which in most places in the world is at best a tiny minority of the population.
Rubin said in some respects, out-marriage among American Jews has been a good thing, since it has helped Jews assimilate into mainstream American culture.
The archive provides information, however, "about the average fluctuation of dowries, the average number of children in a family, and thus, average family size, and also about changes in the average rate of marriage for given years and the rates and modalities of out-marriage" (xvii), Other substantial collections of Roman Jewish records, by Christian notaries or specialized Jewish organizations, have been adduced to characterize the Jewish community in ways that differ from Stow's.
The apparent paradox it presents is that, while the Fund should have encouraged, by inflating dowries, marrying down or "out-marriage," it served instead to encourage endogamy within an increasingly retardaire and inward-looking aristocracy.